All posts by "Sasha Stone"

Sasha Stone has been around the Oscar scene since 1999. Almost everything on this website is her fault.
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This is a moment of significance that really can’t be overlooked. At first I thought the story was that it was the first time in Oscar history that there had ...
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Actually our contest produced TWO WINNERS in the Oscar contest. Jason Simpson, who missed only editing and director, and Lorenzo Cusano who missed original screenplay and animated feature. The new ...
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The Oscar race is over, thank merciful Jared Leto. We’re all still trying to get over it, and hopefully will soon. I just want to give a shout out to ...
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The Oscars exist in an insular bubble and the voters have no interest in changing because that would mean they’d have to stay on top of current news and not ...
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It’s clear that these two love each other. A misunderstanding and a joke. “Sean and I have that kind of brutal relationship.”
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I’m sorry, everyone knows me as a pretty hard core feminist. What I’m not, though? Is one of those who erupts over chosen words. A recent article in Slate, and ...

“I could hear my heart beating. I could hear everyone’s heart. I could hear the human noise we sat there making, not one of us moving, not even when the ...
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Most of us think we’re on the losing side, which is how the Oscar race often flips from the most critically acclaimed film of the year to the sudden and ...

It’s all come down to this. In a year of potential surprises you might end up being that lucky person who predicts the night’s biggest upset! Here is your chance ...
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Thanks to Marshall for helping to do this — down the wire and up late at night. We’re very appreciative. With a few big and little changes still to come ...
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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadRyan, Craig and I discuss the latest in the Oscar race leading up to the ceremony, which I am attending for the first time ...
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Predict the Spirit Awards here This year, there isn’t a lot of distinction between the Spirit Awards and the Oscars. This, because the industry mostly turned its back on big ...
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We will be giving away the official Oscar poster – I think this is the poster. I got it at the Academy’s headquarters but have yet opened it — to ...
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If you listen to the muggles out there in the world there is only one movie they’re talking about and it’s American Sniper. Granted, it’s probably the only movie nominated ...
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The Hollywood Reporter polled “hundreds” of Oscar voters to find out their screening habits. I’m not surprised that the film most saw in the theater was Boyhood – because the ...
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Made by Women and Hollywood. The best advocate for women and women of color in the Oscar race is Women and Hollywood’s Melissa Silverstein. It isn’t easy standing up for ...
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Scott Feinberg talks to an Academy voter who reveals her true opinions. As someone on the receiving end of a letter by an Academy voter, these two sound like they ...

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